Sheet Metal

Sheet Metal

Common Sheet Metal Hazards

Find the right MCR Safety product that protects you against these common hazards.


Cut and Crush

Working around any material can be dangerous.  When it comes to sheet metal, you don’t want to take any chances.  Check out our high dexterity, high cut resistance and back-of-hand protection.

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Common Applications

  • Sheet Metalworker installing an air duct or furnace casing

MC503

MCR Safety UltraTech® Mechanics Gloves DSM Dyneema® Diamond Technology Lined Goatskin Palm and...

FF2930

MCR Safety® ForceFlex® Mechanics Gloves D3O® Back of Hand and Padded Palm Two-way Spandex...

UT2952

MCR Safety UltraTech® Mechanics Gloves 13 Gauge Cut Resistant HPPE Nitrile foam palm and...

Heat, Burns and Hot Objects

Sheet metal can be hot and rough when handling.

Common Applications

  • Material Handling of Hot Sheet Metal baking under the sun

9366BK

MCR Safety Cut Pro® 7 Gauge Black Kevlar® Regular weight PVC dots on 2 sides

9686

MCR Safety Cut Pro® 7 Gauge Kevlar® Shell Leather Palm

9687

MCR Safety Cut Pro® 10 Gauge Kevlar® Latex Palm and Fingertips

9760K

Predator® Nitrile Palm and Over the Knuckle Dipped Palm Reinforced with DuPont™ Kevlar® Jersey...

Impaired Vision

Working around sheet metals exposes you to flying fragments, particles and projectiles.

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Common Applications

  • Fabrication shop worker drilling into sheet metal
  • Shaping Metals over Anvils

UD210PF

UD2 Series Safety Glasses Clear Lenses with Black Frame MAX6™ Anti-Fog Coating Fixed Closed Cell...

DM1310PF

Dominator™ DM3 Series Clear MAX6™ Lenses - Anti-Fog Safety Glasses Gun Metal Frame Color with Red...

RP210DC

RP2 Series Black Safety Glasses with Clear Lenses MAX36™ Anti-Fog / Anti-Scratch Coating Foam...

Material Handling

Sheet metal itself can be razor sharp, causing deep and serious cuts.  Never run your fingers along raw metal edges.  For peace of mind, you're going to need high quality work gloves. 

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Common Applications

  • Worker handling large metal sheets

9178NFO

MCR Safety Cut Pro® 13 Gauge Orange Kevlar® Nitrile foam coated palm

9672DT5PU

MCR Safety Cut Pro® 10 Gauge Dyneema® Diamond Technology/Steel PU Palm Coating

9672DT5

MCR Safety Cut Pro® 10 Gauge Dyneema® Diamond Technology/Steel Nitrile Foam Palm Coating

90780

MCR Safety Cut Pro® 18 Gauge Dyneema® Diamond Technology Sandy Nitrile Palm Coating

Puncture

Metal splinters, small metal chips and burrs are found all over sheet metal.  Might be smart to wear high rated ANSI puncture gloves.

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Common Applications

  • Metal splinters from a new fabricated part

9687

MCR Safety Cut Pro® 10 Gauge Kevlar® Latex Palm and Fingertips

92743BP

MCR Safety Cut Pro® 13 Gauge HyperMax™ Shell Cut, Abrasion and Puncture Resistant Work...

PD2905A

Predator™ Mechanics Gloves Cut Resistant Work Gloves Made with Alycore™ Cut and Puncture...

Sharp Objects

Sheet metal workers are in constant contact with some of the world’s sharpest materials.  Workers are punching, cutting, bending and shaping metal.

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Common Applications

  • Sheet Metal workers coming into contact with sharp metal edges

90750

MCR Safety Cut Pro® 15 Gauge Dyneema® Diamond Technology Nitrile Foam Palm Coating

9178O

MCR Safety Cut Pro®  7 Gauge Orange Kevlar®  18 Inch Sleeve with Elbow Gusset

9178T

MCR Safety Cut Pro® DuPont™ Kevlar® Fiber, 18 Inch with Thumb Slot

9672DT5PU

MCR Safety Cut Pro® 10 Gauge Dyneema® Diamond Technology/Steel PU Palm Coating

Lack of Safety Knowledge

The saying goes, "You don't know what you don't know". Let our 360 team help you know more abut PPE.

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Sheet Metal Focused Industry-Leading Protection

MCR Safety Sealed Eyewear

Sealed Eyewear

Flying debris, dirt, dust and flying materials can impair your vision and cause hazards that can be avoided with the proper protection with sealed eyewear.
MCR Safety Cut Hazard

Cut Protection

Cut hazards are everywhere in daily life. You can't afford to be using the wrong safety gear.
Pinch Hazard

Impact Protection

Protect your hands from falling objects and pinch points with MCR Safety's impact resistant technology.
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Thermo Plastic Rubber (TPR)

Superior back of hand protection, the "Forgotten Zone", with Thermo Plastic Rubber (TPR). Full flexibility and range of motion derived from rubber's elasticity.

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